Many people have a strong connection to Waituna for a variety of reasons, including provision of food, economic, recreation, and social opportunities. For some this has been over many generations.
Read about first-hand accounts of people's experiences at Waituna, and the values of the catchment and lagoon for the various stakeholders.
2015 04 DairyNZ Understanding the Economic Impacts of Nutrient Limits on Waituna Farms and Catchment (factsheet)
2015 04 Taylor Social Assessment of the Waituna Catchment Anticipating the Impacts of Nutrient Limits for Farming Systems (report)
2015 04 Taylor Understanding the Social Impacts of Nutrient Limits on Waituna Farms and Catchment (factsheet)